The Victoria General Hospital orthopedic clinic provides assessment, care and monitoring of ambulatory orthopedic injuries for both children and adults. The orthopedic technicians and surgeons at the clinic provide services such as:
- cast application
- cast removal
- post-op wound care
General Information on Orthopedic Clinic
The orthopedic clinic does not accept referrals directly from physician’s offices.
Your primary healthcare provider will refer you to an orthopedic surgeon when indicated.
Family Physicians can refer patients who have a fracture and may require a cast to the Orthopedic Surgeon On-Call.
The approximate wait times for the orthopedic clinic may range from 1-3 hours. Please arrange parking accordingly.
Unless indicated by the specialist, there is generally no preparation required.
X-rays may occur based on individual cases.
Patients may incur costs for supplies. Payment can be made at the time of visit by credit or debit. The hospital does not do third party billing.
If you require extra assistance to ambulate, change clothes and/or for toileting, please ensure that a caregiver accompanies you to your visit.
If a translator is needed, please bring a family member or a friend to translate. Island Health will provide translation services over the phone if required.
If you need to cancel your appointment at the orthopedic clinic, please contact the booking line during working hours, or leave a message before your scheduled visit.
Booking Line: 250-727-4339
Please contact your specialist’s offices for any questions or concerns regarding the procedure.
For all other inquires contact the orthopedic clinic at 250-727-4367.
A follow-up appointment may or may not be required. Please refer to the physician’s specific discharge instructions pertaining to your procedure.
Victoria General Hospital
1 Hospital Way
Orthopedic Clinic directions:
- Come in the main entrance (opposite the emergency department entrance).
- Proceed walking down the main corridor.
- Before the gift shop, turn right for the orthopedic clinic.
Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Closed weekends and statutory holidays